Monthly Archives: January 2015

Metroid Fanart

I just downloaded the Metroid Prime Trilogy, so I thought I’d share some of my favorite Metroid fanart from around the web.  Click on the images to go to the source. This first image is by Alvin Lee, for whom … Continue reading

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Well, I learnt something new today.  Have you ever heard of spintriae?  I hadn’t, until coming across an article about them.  They’re small Roman tokens, depicting sex acts on one side, and a number on the other, and no one … Continue reading

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Startopia Review

My, my, aren’t I topical, reviewing games from 2001?  Still, I just got it on Steam (For convenience.  I’ve owned the disc since it came out.) so I’ve been thinking about it a lot and playing through the missions.  Personally, … Continue reading

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I really underestimated…

…how much work this post was going to be.  Ugh.  Expect a pretty long historical post soon, all about Spartan women.  On the plus side, even I’m learning stuff while doing research for it.

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I’ve always found introductions to be the most difficult part of writing, and I’m sure quite a few people would agree with me.  I find it easier when writing fiction.  I usually start in media res with an especially interesting … Continue reading

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Dave Goelz on Personalities

I was just reading an interview on with Dave Goelz, the puppeteer for Gonzo, from The Muppets, and it had a nice comment from the puppeteer. What skills does Gonzo draw on in you that are different from your … Continue reading

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Hot Chocolate Bar

I suppose I should preface this by saying that I love hot chocolate.  I don’t drink tea or coffee, and I’m not a fan of straight-up water, so when it comes to warm beverages, hot chocolate is really all I’ve … Continue reading

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